Channel Advisory Board

Who We Are

The CompTIA Channel Advisory Board provides counsel and insight in all matters relating to the indirect technology market. The board is comprised of some of the industry’s most influential leaders, representing hardware manufacturers, software publishers, services organizations, distributors, telecommunications companies and technology solution providers.

channel advisory boardWhat We Stand For

The Channel Advisory Board leverages the tremendous expertise and experience of its collective members to develop educational programs, business tools and other resources to promote the business value the technology channel brings to the tech industry.

In addition, the board collaborates with CompTIA’s other industry advisory councils to advance the adoption of SaaS-based business applications, drone services, blockchain and internet of things technologies. Together, we work to:

  • Identify relevant industry trends that open new business opportunities for the channel.
  • Refine industry best practice standards.
  • Foster greater adoption and expansion of emerging technologies.

How We’re Making an Impact

We’re constantly taking the pulse of the technology industry and developing the right strategies that help the tech channel solve real-world business challenges. Accomplishments include:

  • Creating a detailed analysis of the technology buyer’s journey for today’s market.
  • Promoting the valuable role that technology channel companies provide to customers.
  • Helping businesses profit from market expansion and innovation.

Leadership

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Ryan Walsh

Chair

Chief Channel Officer,
Pax8

Robert Mcfarlane

Robert McFarlane

Chair

Sirius Computer Solutions,
Managed Services

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Jason Bystrak

Vice Chair

Vice President of Cloud Business Unit,
D&H Distributing